Published over 1 year ago

Headquarters: Puerto Rico

We are GovAssist 
GovAssist LLC is the leading company specialized in immigration consultancy dedicated to helping individuals travel to the United States and we are affiliated with the UT law firm GovAssist Legal which provides legal services on immigration matters. We have provided superlative assistance to more than 250000 clients so far, and we are preparing for a business expansion.
Our program embraces multiple perspectives while leaning into the belief that no matter where each member is, we trust them to accomplish our shared business goals; all remote and self-awareness are key.
GovAssist is seeking a skillful Team Lead to break new ground with our Software Development dept. His/Her role will encounter, among other duties, overseeing our solutions architecture, both front and back-end development, maintaining our coding standards, mentoring our developers and helping them to achieve their goals. While utilizing a tech and language spectrum (such as JavaScript, HTML, PHP) to develop applications, you will be expected to see out a project from conception to final product with masterly skill.
  • Work with development teams and product managers to ideate software solutions.
  • Maintain specific software development standards (e.g. coding standards, source) repository guidelines and flow, etc.
  • Maintain software development assets and flows.
  • Mentor development team members.
  • Build the front-end of applications through appealing visual design.
  • Design, develop and manage well-functioning databases and applications.
  • Test software to ensure responsiveness and efficiency.
  • Troubleshoot, debug and upgrade software.
  • Create security and data protection policies and enforce their implementation.
  • Build features and applications with a mobile responsive design.
  • Developing front-end website architecture.
  • Developing back-end website applications.
  • Working alongside graphic designers for web design features.
  • Designing and developing APIs.
  • Meeting both technical and company needs.
Hard Skills
  • Proven experience as a Team Lead on software developers 3+ years.
  • Proven experience as a Full Stack Developer or similar role.
  • Good knowledge of Docker containers and their usage in CI/CD.
  • Degree in Computer Science or relevant engineering field.
  • Proficiency with fundamental front-end languages such as HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.
  • Familiarity with JavaScript frameworks such as VueJS and ReactJS.
  • Proficiency with server-side languages such as PHP as well as Laravel framework.
  • Proficiency with server-side frameworks like NodeJS and Express.
  • Familiarity with databases - MySQL, MongoDB, Redis.
  • Familiarity with web servers - Apache and nginx.

  • Proficiency with version control systems such as git and familiarity with git-flow workflow.
  • Experience developing web applications (mobile applications are a plus).
Soft Skills
  • Pasion-driven, analytical thinker and dependable.
  • Leadership and teamwork skilled.
  • Organized, and with a keen eye for details.
  • Outstanding communicator, with problem-solving capabilities.
  • Result-oriented.
Nice to have:
  • Familiar with Jira and Confluence usage.
  • WordPress knowledge in general (including creating custom plugins).
  • Willing to be available for emergencies.
  • Knowledge of setting up DNS records in general (A, NS, CNAME, MX, TXT, etc).
  • Experience with Cloudflare.
  • Knowledge of setting up private VPNs.
  • Experience with Postman.
  • Knowledge of Linux in general as well as SSH key generation and usage.
  • Knowledge in mitigating DDoS attacks.
  • Knowledge in setting up firewalls securely and securing servers in general.
  • Knowledge in optimizing websites for speed.
  • Knowledge of Zendesk and its settings/configuration (including, but not limited to, custom fields, triggers, email integration, webhooks, etc).
  • Knowledge in 3rd party APIs such as Sendgrid, Zendesk, Twilio, etc.
  • Knowledge in integrating and setting up payment providers like Stripe, Bluesnap, NMI, Dlocal, etc.
This is a full-time position (40h/week) where collaboration is vital, meaning that you will need to establish a common work window with the relevant parties.

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